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Dr Gregory Leonard

Dr Leonard attended medical school at University College Dublin and qualified in 1996. As a medical student he spent time in the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. His general medical training began in the Mater Misericordiae Hospital in Dublin and included a rotation in The Cleveland Clinic, Ohio. His medical oncology training started in the Mater Hospital and continued in the United States at The National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York where he did a subspecialty fellowship in GI (gastrointestinal) oncology and received an American Society of Clinical Oncology merit award for his work in colorectal cancer.

He returned to Ireland in 2004 where he took up a consultant post in Waterford Regional Hospital and subsequently to Galway University Hospital and Mayo General Hospital in April 2010. He is the medical oncology lead for GI malignancies in GUH and is on the committee for the development of NCCP national guidelines for GI malignancies. He was the co-founder of the All Ireland Colorectal Cancer meeting and was the co-chair for Cancer Trials Ireland GI subspecialty group. His research interests include GI malignancies and survivorship care.